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Did Someone Say Vacation?

Summer is rounding the bend into the long, lazy days of August. Before we know it, autumn will be upon us and with it a whole new season of opportunities. If you take time to slow down during the warmer months, just be sure to think ahead to what comes next. You owe it to yourself to keep up the momentum and be sure that even if you decide to take a break, your next few opportunities are lined up. Now is the perfect time to devote some energy to sorting out your fall and winter plan. Read on for some upcoming September deadlines.

University of Arts Poznan in collaboration with the Rarytas Foundation announce their 2019 poster competition. The theme of this years competition is the Polish-Japanese connection. Both cultures are steeped in tradition and value each other’s cultural exports. To learn more about this contest, the themes and to submit your work, visit the website. Deadline for submissions is September 1.

FONDATiON THALiE is accepting submissions to those interested in forming an artist/writer collaboration for the 2019-2020 residency period. The theme of residency and project is challenges that Europe faces to today and the challenge is to envision perspectives for its future. Participants can be already collaborating at the time of application or can be formed specifically for this project. Artists of all nationalities who are based in Europe are invited to apply – applicants must speak French or English. There are monetary incentives for those chosen. For more details and to apply, visit the website. Deadline is September 15. and ERSTE Foundation invite artists to apply for residency at Q21/MuseumsQuartier in Vienna. The aim is support contemporary art and strengthen the situation of its creators. Residencies are designed for creators from a selected list of countries and those accepted are expected to complete the full residency period. For complete details, including eligibility requirements, visit the website. Deadline for applications is September 22.

Think of Praxis Center as your conscience, gently reminding you that even though the season is slow, business still needs attending to. Part of choosing a freelance life is knowing that you must always be lining up your next few months or more. While this can feel daunting, we are here by your side presenting opportunities and guiding you through every step of the application process. When you become a member you have access to our suite of courses, expert advice in our virtual classroom and a community of supportive peers who are all treading the same path. Don’t wait, seek out your next opportunities today.


Brainard Carey is an author, artist and educator. He is the director of Praxis Center for Aesthetics. He has written six books for artists; Making it in the Art World, New Markets for Artists, The Art World Demystified, Fund Your Dreams Like a Creative Genius, Sell Online Like a Creative Genius and Succeed with Social Media Like a Creative Genius.

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